Bug 466868 - Rescue mode doesn't recognize installation with ext4dev root fs
Rescue mode doesn't recognize installation with ext4dev root fs
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
high Severity high
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Assigned To: Radek Vykydal
Release Test Team
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Reported: 2008-10-14 04:43 EDT by Marian Ganisin
Modified: 2009-01-20 16:35 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 16:35:37 EST
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anaconda log in rescue mode (11.67 KB, text/plain)
2008-10-14 04:43 EDT, Marian Ganisin
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Description Marian Ganisin 2008-10-14 04:43:59 EDT
Created attachment 320265 [details]
anaconda log in rescue mode

Description of problem:
When ext4dev type is used for root partition (/) anaconda doesn't find RHEL installation in rescue mode.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Always with described configuration.

Additional info:

On running filesystem:
# mount
/dev/hda2 on / type ext4dev (rw)
proc on /proc type proc (rw)
sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
/dev/hda5 on /tmp type ext3 (rw)
/dev/hda1 on /boot type ext3 (rw)
tmpfs on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw)
none on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw)
/dev/hdc on /mnt type iso9660 (ro)
Comment 1 Radek Vykydal 2008-10-14 06:20:24 EDT
Fixed with commit d0633210261e1d7ff9ee8d217215e5932c74cbae.
Will be included in
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-10-14 09:44:33 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 5 Marian Ganisin 2008-10-22 05:41:41 EDT
Rescue mode is working with ext4dev. Tested on RHEL5.3-Server-20081020.1-i386.
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 16:35:37 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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